Treasure Island

Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Our Transient Life


Like warts that spring on body-parts
And moles those come and go,
Like pains and aches of muscles. joints,
In life, we undergo!

Like trials, tribulations how
Disturb our life’s routine;
Like woes and grief that come and go,
Those make us more divine.

Like changing seasons, life goes on,
And weary turns our frame;
Like rivalry and envy brings
Upon us fleeting shame.

Nevertheless, we must steadfast
Tread, trudge or walk or run,
On road to heaven, narrow though,
With God over-head like sun!

Submitted: Friday, July 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013

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Copyright by Dr John Celes 6-7-13

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